teapot

noun tea·pot \ ˈtē-ˌpät \
|Updated on: 4 Jul 2018

Definition of teapot

: a vessel with a spout and a handle in which tea is brewed and from which it is served

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First Known Use of teapot

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TEAPOT Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of teapot for English Language Learners

  • : a pot that is used for making and serving tea and that has a spout and handle


TEAPOT Defined for Kids

teapot

noun tea·pot \ ˈtē-ˌpät \

Definition of teapot for Students

: a pot for making and serving tea


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